Accession Number : AD0762477

Title :   Experimental Development of a Small Computer-Augmented Information System.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 15 Apr 72-15 Apr 73,

Corporate Author : STANFORD RESEARCH INST MENLO PARK CALIF AUGMENTATION RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s) : North,Jeanne B.

Report Date : 15 APR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 88

Abstract : The research emphasis was on provision of prototype information services. Online catalogs and directories were made available to users at network sites around the country. Provision was made to allow users to write and execute test-analysis programs. A query system was designed that allows novice users to gain quick access to highly structured data bases. An index-like file with user-tutorial features was created for reader access to online files. Two online publications, a newsletter and a professional journal, were publications, a newsletter and a professional journal, were inaugurated, In addition, some background studies were made of the features desirable for research information services. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DATA PROCESSING, INFORMATION RETRIEVAL), COMPUTERS, DATA STORAGE SYSTEMS, OPERATIONS RESEARCH

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE